How cybercriminals are using malware to target Linux-based operating systems

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As the most common cloud operating system, Linux is a core part of digital infrastructure and is quickly becoming an attacker’s ticket into a multi-cloud environment. Current malware countermeasures are mostly focused on addressing Windows-based threats, leaving many public and private cloud deployments vulnerable to attacks that target Linux-based workloads, VMware reveals. Key findings that detail how cybercriminals are using malware to target Linux-based operating systems include: Ransomware is evolving to target host images used … More

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